Texas Presbyterian. (Victoria, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1, Tuesday, November 3, 1846

Texas Presbyterian. (Victoria, Tex.), Vol. 1, No. 1, Ed. 1, Tuesday, November 3, 1846

Date: November 3, 1846
Creator: McGown, Andrew J.
Description: Weekly newspaper from the Victoria, Texas area that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
Mosquito-Canopy Frame.

Mosquito-Canopy Frame.

Date: March 10, 1891
Creator: Jatho, Adam
Description: Patent for an improved mosquito canopy frame using two different forms of locks and metal loops with screws or nails to increase the strength of the parts which “insure easy attachment and detachments of parts and at the same time preserve a close joint” (line 100-102), includes illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Propeller of Machinery to be used in Currents.

Propeller of Machinery to be used in Currents.

Date: November 18, 1851
Creator: Hardie, James
Description: Patent for a propelled water wheel that is attached to the back of a vessel that uses a current of water and stream power, including illustrations.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Improvement in Cotton-Seed Planters.

Date: November 27, 1860
Creator: McClanahan, C. W.
Description: Patent for the improvement to cotton-seed planters by connecting the wheel to the reciprocating stirrer to guide the seed from hopper to soil and covering it, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Bolt for Doors.

Bolt for Doors.

Date: June 26, 1860
Creator: Bonney, N. W.
Description: Patent for the improvement of bolt locks on double doors using a lever lock for safety and ease of locking and unlocking one or both doors, including illustration.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
Car-Coupling.

Car-Coupling.

Date: January 19, 1892
Creator: Brimingham, Oliver M.
Description: Patent for an improved coupler, the object of the invention being to provide an improved means for elevating, holding, and releasing the coupling-pin, and also to provide a vertically-adjustable drawhead, which bae readily adjusted either during coupling or before or after.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored, square, and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Ben Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[7 1/2-Cent Bar Token]

[7 1/2-Cent Bar Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 7 1/2 [cents] at Bar" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Dietz & Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored, square, and says, "Good for 5 cents in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Ben Geffert, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[5-Cent Trade Token]

[5-Cent Trade Token]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: One of a collection of 244 miscellaneous "Texas Trade Tokens." This coin is silver-colored and says, "Good for 5 [cents] in Trade" on one side; on the other it has the text: "Hall's Place, Victoria, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
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